• Jury deliberates man’s fate in Facebook photo killing case

    MIAMI (AP) — A jury began deliberating Tuesday whether a South Florida man is guilty of murder or acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his wife eight times during an argument and then posted a photo of her dead body on Facebook.

  • In this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 photo, Cuban migrants line up for breakfast given to them by an evangelical church, outside of the border control building in Penas Blancas, Costa Rica, on the border with Nicaragua. Thousands of Cuban migrants have been able to make the trip to the U.S. thanks to a constant flow of information between migrants starting the journey and those who have just completed it. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

    Social media helps drive historic Cuban exodus to US

    PENAS BLANCAS, Costa Rica (AP) — As summer began to bake the central Cuban city of Sancti Spiritus, Elio Alvarez and Lideisy Hernandez sold their tiny apartment and everything in it for $5,000 and joined the largest migration from their homeland in decades.

  • In this handout photo released by the Belgian Federal Police and placed on the social media site Twitter, a bowl of cat food with the name of the police force on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. Late Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015 the Belgian Federal Police asked people to stop commenting on ongoing raids in social media to avoid tipping off suspects who could be checking their tweets for suspicious activities in their neighborhood. En masse, they did more than that. The hashtag #BrusselsLockdown suddenly shifted from serious to humorous, tweeting a flood of pictures of all-too-innocent cats in all kinds of situations. (Belgian Federal Police via AP)

    Facing highest threat alert, Belgians bring out their cats

    BRUSSELS (AP) — What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium.

  • Real Madrid's presidente Florentino Perez, center left, talks with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy before the first clasico of the season between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

    Real Madrid president to address the media after Barca loss

    MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says Real Madrid remains fully behind coach Rafa Benitez despite the humiliating loss to Barcelona this weekend.

  • Report: Iran sentences US journalist to jail

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A semi-official Iranian news agency is reporting that jailed Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaiain has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term following his conviction on charges that include espionage.

  • Belgian Army soldiers patrol next to flowers left outside of the French Consulates office in Brussels Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. Belgium raised it security level to it's highest degree on Saturday as the manhunt continues for extremist Salah Abdeslam who took part in the Paris attacks. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    The Latest: Turkish media say 3 suspected militants detained

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris. (All times local):

  • In this Oct. 7, 2015 file photo, actor Mark Ruffalo speaks in opposition of hydraulic fracturing at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Ruffalo is one the movie industry’s most outspoken advocates for environmental causes. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    In any ensemble, Mark Ruffalo is still standing out

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is there any better team player in movies than Mark Ruffalo?

  • This image provided by Tiggly shows Tiggly Words. Tiggly aims to make learning fun by combining toy shapes and letters with apps for iPads or Android tablets. (Tiggly via AP)

    Gift Guide: Kiddie tech beyond video games, tablets

    NEW YORK (AP) — What to get a tech-savvy kid who’s tired of the same old tablets and video games? New toys this year range from easy-to-use sets for building circuits to a talking dinosaur powered by IBM’s Watson artificial-intelligence system.

  • Defense attorney Saam Zangeneh, right, looks at a 2012 or earlier video of  the murder victim Jennifer Alfonso and defendant Derek Medina, making contact in a home surveillance video during day five of Medina's murder trial Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 in Miami. He is accused of murdering his wife in August 2013 and then posting a photo of her body on Facebook. He claims self defense. (Walter Michot/Miami Herald via AP, Pool)

    Examiner: Victim in Facebook photo slaying was on knees

    MIAMI (AP) — A medical examiner testified Wednesday that a young woman was possibly cowering on her knees and not throwing punches when she was fatally shot by her husband, who later posted a photo of her body on Facebook and claims self-defense.

  • This undated photo provided by Eponyme Galerie shows Alban Denuit, who was killed during attacks claimed by the Islamic State group that took place in several locations in Paris on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Denuit, a 32-year-old American, was a teacher and an artist whose work had been exhibited in Paris. (Eponyme Galerie via AP)

    Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks

    They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week’s attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 129 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories: